World Cafe Playlist for 08/23/2023

John Morrison joins host Raina Douris

Hip Hop turned 50 years old this month, and while the genre may have been born in New York, it really took root and flourished in Philadelphia. On the World Cafe, John Morrison will dedicate his Culture Corner segment to sharing the hip hop firsts that happened in Philly and show how the city had a widespread influence on shaping its growth.

Listen to the session here.

Today’s Playlist
Michael Viner’s Incredible Bongo Band “Apache” Kinky Beats
Tuff Crew “My Part of Town” Danger Zone
Lady B “To the Beat Y’all” To the Beat Y’all
DJ Jazzy Jeff and the Fresh Prince “Brand New Funk” He’s the DJ, I’m the Rapper
Freeway feat. Jay-Z and Beanie Sigel “What We Do” Philadelphia Freeway
Meek Mill “Dreams and Nightmares” Dreams and Nightmares
The War On Drugs “Red Eyes” LIVE DRUGS
R.E.M “Man On The Moon” Automatic For The People

Hour Two
The Avett Brothers “High Steppin'” Closer Than Together
Weezer “Buddy Holly” Weezer (The Blue Album)
Big Thief “Vampire Empire” Vampire Empire (single)
Pavement “Gold Soundz” Crooked Rain, Crooked Rain
Margo Price “A Little Pain” All American Made
Bruce Hornsby “Gonna Be Some Changes Made” Recorded Live for the World Cafe
Bruce Cockburn “Wonder Where The Lions Are” Recorded Live for the World Cafe
Semisonic “The Rope” Little Bit of Sun
Nada Surf “Do It Again” The Weight Is A Gift
The Flaming Lips “Waitin’ For A Superman” The Soft Bulletin
Say She She “Astral Plane” Silver
Talking Heads “Slippery People” Speaking In Tongues
Julia Pratt “A Little Love (ft. Mt. Joy) A Little Love
Mt. Joy “Lemon Tree” Orange Blood